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Subject: Re: [boost] [ot] choosing a build system
From: Klaim - Joël Lamotte (mjklaim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-10 05:10:37

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 5:52 PM, Beren Minor <beren.minor+boost_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> I think Boost.Build and CMake are at a totally different level of
> abstraction: CMake is low-level when Boost.Build is high-level. For
> comparison with other build systems, Make, SCons are at the same level
> as CMake. Premake is probably closer to Boost.Build (I don't know
> enough others but there's not a lot being as high-level as BBv2).
My understanding is that both CMake and Premake are meta-build system, they
don't build anything, only generate build scripts for your favorite tools
(make,MSVS, etc. )

So I don't understand your comparisons...

Joel Lamotte

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